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Curriculum Vitae

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

2012

Ph.D. in Anthropology at The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School;
New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology (NYCEP);
International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Dissertation Title: Evolution of the Face in mid Pleistocene Homo-3D Surface Analysis of Ontogeny, Allometry and Evolution Primary supervisor: Eric Delson Co-supervisors: Katerina Harvati, Jean-Jacques Hublin, and Philipp Gunz

2002 B.A. in Anthropology, New York University

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2012-

Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution; Leipzig, Germany

2005

Teaching Assistant, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY
Medical Gross Anatomy and Embryology

2004 - 2006

Adjunct Lecturer, Lehman College/CUNY
Introduction to Human Evolution
Introduction to Human Variation

 

HONORS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2009

Leakey Foundation General Research Grant

2009

National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

2008

Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research

2007 - 2011

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship awarded by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

2006

Graduate Research Grant awarded by the City University of New York Graduate School

2004, 2005

Sue Rosenberg Zalk Travel and Research Grant, CUNY Grad Center for conference participation

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

2013

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. Evaluating developmental shape changes in Homo antecessor subadult facial morphology. Journal of Human Evolution 65: 404-423.

2012

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. Middle Pleistocene human facial morphology in an evolutionary and developmental context. Journal of Human Evolution 63: 723-740.

2012

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Jankovic, I., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. A comprehensive morphometric analysis of the frontal and zygomatic bone of the Zuttiyeh fossil from Israel.
Journal of Human Evolution 62: 225-241.

2010

Baab, K., Freidline, S.E., Wang, S.L., Hanson, T. Relationship of cranial robusticity to cranial form, geography and climate in Homo sapiens. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141: 97-115.

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
*PRESENTER

INVITED PRESENTATIONS


2014

*Freidline, S.E., Martinez-Maza, C., Hublin, J.J. An integrative approach to studying craniofacial development in Great apes and humans. Invited presentation – Building Bones: Studies of Bone Growth in Anthropology. American Association for Physical
Anthropology – Calgary. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S58: 121.

2009

*Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Jankovic, I., Delson, E., Hublin, J.J.3D landmark and semilandmark geometric morphometric analysis of the Zuttiyeh fronto-zygomatic fragment. Invited Presentation at the Symposium on “The Transition from Archaic to Modern: Quantitative Approaches” – Leipzig.

SUBMITTED PRESENTATIONS

2013

Cook, S.B., Villasenor, A., Boyd, K.L., Astorino, C.A., Freidline, S.E., Hublin, J.J. Palate shape and diet in Homo sapiens. American Association of Phyiscal Anthropology – Calgary. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S58: 96.

2013

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Hublin, J.J. The impact of geographic variation and allometry on the postnatal development of modern human facial features. European Society for Human Evolution– Vienna.

2012

*Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. Middle Pleistocene human facial morphology. American Association of Physical Anthropology – Portland. Am. J. Phys.
Anthropol. S54: 147.

2011

*Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. Middle Pleistocene human facial morphology in an evolutionary and developmental context. European Society for Human Evolution Inaugural Meeting – Leipzig.

2011

*Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. Allometry and evolution of the face in mid-Pleistocene Homo. American Association of Physical Anthropology - Minneapolis. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S52: 138.

2010

*Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Hublin, J.J. 3D semilandmark geometric morphometric quantification of modern human facial development. American Association of Physical Anthropology – Albuquerque. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S50: 93.

2009

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Jankovic, I., Delson, E., Hublin, J.J. 3D Landmark and semilandmark geometric morphometric analysis of the Zuttiyeh fronto-zygomatic
fragment. American Association of Physical Anthropology– Chicago. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S48:129-130.

2008

Freidline, S.E., Gunz, P., Harvati, K., Delson, E., Hublin, J.J. How three-dimensional surface data can be used to reconstruct fragmentary fossils. American Association of Physical
Anthropology – Philadelphia. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. S46: 99.

 

PEER-REVIEW SERVICE

Journal of Human Evolution, Journal of Anthropological Sciences

 

DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING SKILLS

  • Confocal and Reflected Light Microscopy experience
  • Experience working with industrial (BIR ACTIS 225/300) and medical (Toshiba Aquilion) Computed Tomography (CT) scanners and laser (Minolta Vivid 910; NextEngine) and white light (Breuckmann optoTOP-HE) surface scanners
  • Extensive knowledge of the following software used to reconstruct and edit scans and measure and analyze morphometric data: Amira (Visage Imaging), Aviso (Visualization Sciences Group), Geomagic Studio, OptoCat, Edgewarp 3D, European Virtual Anthropology Network (EVAN) Toolbox, Landmark Editor, Morphologika, Morpheus, R (programming language)
  • Collected CT or surface scan data from the following institutions: Natural History Museum(London); University of Coimbra Osteological Collection; Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University; Rockefeller Museum (Jerusalem); American Museum of Natural History (New York); Natural History Museum (Vienna); South African Museum (Cape Town); University of Cape Town Medical School; Rheinisches Landesmuseum (Bonn); Institute of Paleontology and Geology (Zagreb); Hungarian Natural History Museum (Budapest); Moravian Museum (Brno)

 

FIELD WORK

2008

Fieldwork at Gran Dolina, Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain, a Pleistocene hominin site

2005

Fieldwork at Sima de Las Palomas, Murcia, Spain, an Upper Paleolithic hominin site, affiliated with the University of Murcia, Spain

2005

Fieldwork at Seneze, France, a Pliocene fossil mammal site, affiliated with City University of New York

2003

Field school in Makapansgat, South Africa, a Plio- Pleistocene hominin site, affiliated with Arizona State University and University of Witwatersrand

2000

Field School in Mortuary Archaeology at Khuzir-Nuge XIV, Lake Baikal, Siberia, affiliated with the University of Alberta and University of Irkutz

 

INTERNSHIPS

2003

American Museum of Natural History, Biological Anthropology; Project directors: Drs. Ian Tattersall and Ken Mowbray

2003

American Museum of Natural History, North American Archaeology; Project directors: Drs. Lorie Pendelton, David Hurst-Thomas and Matt Sanger

 

WORKSHOP AND SYMPOSIA ORGANIZATION

2011

Organized and co-chaired a podium symposium at the American Association of Physical Anthropology meeting in Minneapolis entitled: "Muddles in the Middle: Current Perspectives on Middle Pleistocene Human Evolution"

2007 - 2010

Participation in EVAN Marie Curie Research Training Network

2005

Student Planning Committee, NYCEP "Monkeys Old and New" Symposium

 

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

2006

Laser scanned hominin skeletal casts for the Hall of Human Origins, American Museum of Natural History

2006

Collected laser scan data for a database being compiled by the New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology (NCYEP) Morphometrics Group

2006 - Present

Member of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

2004 - 2006

Assistant Secretary Paleoanthropology Society

2004 - Present

Member of Paleoanthropology Society

 

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